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January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 am

Bonus Episode: Strange Horizons Special!!

WHAT'S THIS? An episode on a Wednesday that isn't an Episode Wednesday!? Yes, it's true! Last year we pitched in to help our esteemed colleagues at Strange Horizons with their Kickstarter by pledging to do a special episode if they reached a certain landmark amount of donations. This week, we're bringing you that episode and talking about three amazing short stories that Strange Horizons published! The tentpoles this week are “Hunting the Viper King” by Kathryn Harlan, “Regret, Return, Reignite” by Audrey R. Hollis, and “Truth Plus” by Jamie Wahls.


What We’re Into Lately

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Altogether by Brill Harper

On Grand Strategy by John Lewis Gaddis

Hoshigaki by writer168

Five Kingdoms for the Dead by Evil Is A Relative Term

Gaudy Night by Dorothy Sayers

The Good Place


Good Omens

Connections (TV series)

Schitt’s Creek

The Great British Bake Off

Other Stuff We Mentioned

A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold

How We Got To Now by Steven Johnson

Connections by James Burke

Avatar: The Last Airbender


The Legend of Taliesin

Many Hearted Dog and the Heron Who Stepped Past Time

A Paradise Built in Hell 

What We Named the Needle” by Freya Marske, in Analog

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” by Ursula K. Le Guin

Road: A Fairytale

Super Little Dead Girls” by Nino Cipri

Remains” by Basingstoke

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Wrap Me in Oceans Wide” by Marissa Lingen

Notes on a Resurrection” by Natalia Theodoridou

The Wind Whispers Secrets To The Sea” by Jordan Kurella

“Sequestration; Vitrification” by AJ Lucy

“The King’s Mirror” by M.K. Hutchins

“Cassandra Draws the Four of Cups” by Ruthanna Emrys

“Who Has Never Loved a Gentle House?” by Osahon Ize-Iyamu

“Sublet” by Ian Kappos


For Next Time

It's back to your regularly scheduled on-our-bullshit with next week's episode, which is still about The Untamed!



The transcript for this episode is available here. BONUS THANKS to our scribes for taking on this bonus episode!

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